Ohio State Downs Iowa 72-63 - Match Report

Ohio State Downs Iowa 72-63 - Match Report

Ohio State earned a 72-63 victory over Iowa on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Deshaun Thomas at Value City Arena.

Ohio State won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 11-point spread.

Ohio State got 12 points from Aaron Craft and another 12 points from Lenzelle Smith, Jr.. Aaron Craft contributed 5 assists, while Deshaun Thomas cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Iowa got 13 points from Aaron White in a losing cause and another 9 points from Anthony Clemmons. Anthony Clemmons contributed 3 assists for them, while Melsahn Basabe had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Ohio State were victorious, as the score was 34-22 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Iowa as they grabbed 40 boards, while Ohio State only had 34.